SO7509 : Canoeists at Saul Junction

taken 3 years ago, near to Saul, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Canoeists at Saul Junction
Canoeists at Saul Junction
I like the positions of the people on the footbridge here. Immediately in front of the canoe is the entrance to the now abandoned Stroudwater Canal, which connected Stroud with the Severn Estuary and which crossed the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal here. Now the remaining navigable arm of the canal is used as the entrance to Saul Junction Marina, but there is a restoration scheme which ultimately aims not only to reopen the Stroudwater Canal but also to reopen the entire route of the Thames & Severn Canal from the end of the Stroudwater to the Thames near Lechlade.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Gloucester and Sharpness 
Place (from Tags)
Saul Junction 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7563 0931 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.9150N 2:21.2799W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7551 0921
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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